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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I have had several surgerys on my colon I now wear an illiostomy bag and they can not reconnect it because my left side of the colon will not heal because of poor blood circulation what can I do to help the circulation so I will not have to wear this bag forever?
User :   they also said my anus has connected to my Vagina what can they do about that?
Doctor :   What has been the reason for the loss of blood supply
Doctor :   that can be operated
User :   I assume its because of all the surgerys I have had 3 total so far
Doctor :   and rearranged
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   But the chances of recurrence are quite high
Doctor :   post surgery
Doctor :   for the Colovaginal fistula
User :   can they remove more of my colon where there is poor circulation to see if that would help
Doctor :   With regard to your Colon the exact cause that is causing the Loss of blood supply will need to be found and treated accordingly
User :   Scar tissiue
Doctor :   No it will not help since the Wound created will not heal due to lack of blood circulation so that cannot be performed
Doctor :   Scar tissue ?
User :   Yes scar tissue keeps building up where he did the colonoscopy and and will not heal.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you having any Blood disorders
User :   Just low blood pressure
Doctor :   that were not found before the Surgery.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Any blood factors
Doctor :   that are abnormal
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you developed a Fistula
User :   yes
Doctor :   not the Colovaginal but abdominal
User :   not that i know of
Doctor :   Fecal fistula they call it
User :   no
Doctor :   on the anterior abdominal wall
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   then the Colovaginal Fistula there are corrective surgeries that can be performed, but there are chances of recurrence and you will need to be prepared for it
Doctor :   Since any instrumentation will lead to fistula .
Doctor :   Have i answered your query
User :   ok yes thank you
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Doctor :   Are you there Crystal Collins ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?

User :   no
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